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Before I dive into these Payson AZ Engagement Photos, a little backstory (because around here we love backstories!). In April I joined forces with Stasha, of Jars & Lace, to host a booth at the Gila Valley Wedding & Event Fair. As part of the booth I had a giveaway running for a free couple’s […]

Chris and Kathlene’s Payson AZ Engagement Photos

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It’s not often that I get to do a Cabins on Strawberry Hill Mini Wedding, but I love when I do! The couples are always SO sweet and so amazing to work with. Addison and Samantha’s wedding was by no means mini…it was full of family, love, celebration, and fun. Cabins on Strawberry Hill Mini […]

Cabins on Strawberry Hill Mini Wedding: Addison & Samantha

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Chris and Chelsey’s November Wedding at Cabins on Strawberry Hill is not one I will ever forget! This couple, this family, and this wedding had my heart from our first video consultation earlier this year. These are the kind of couples I love buoying up. These are the stories I feel deeply honored to tell. […]

Chris & Chelsey’s November Wedding at Cabins on Strawberry Hill

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This session of Payson AZ Family Photos marks the 6th year of one of my favorite swaps ever. Since 2017 Mikaela and I have done each other’s family photos and it’s one of my favorite Fall traditions. Even though we’ve moved three hours away we knew that we had to keep this swap tradition up! […]

Payson AZ Family Photos

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“I had no idea Arizona could look like this!” John and Brianna’s Mogollon Rim Engagement photos happened just a few months after their move from Chicago to Flagstaff. The views, the mix of desert and forest plants, and the weather all combined for a gorgeous setting to introduce this fun couple to some of the […]

John & Brianna’s Mogollon Rim Engagement Photos

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Can you think of a better way to spend a Tuesday evening than at the Cabins on Strawberry Hill with the sweetest couple, their kind friends, and a rockin’ vendor team?! I can’t! Austin and Stevee got married this week in Strawberry, AZ on the most perfect weather blessed day in the middle of the […]

Cabins on Strawberry Hill Wedding: Austin & Stevee

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Connor and Abby’s Payson Engagement Photos had me laughing more than I have at a session in quite a while! My ab muscles hurt the next morning! These two are kind, comfortable, radiant, and so insanely cute together. They needed next to no time to warm up to the camera and just had a ball […]

Connor & Abby’s Payson Engagement Photos

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What do we wear?! That’s one of the most frequent questions I get asked by clients as they plan their session. Let’s dive in with my top 10 tips for what to wear at your engagement session!  Think about your feet! You’re going to be walking around for an hour and a half, so if […]

10 Tips for What to Wear at your Engagement Session

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I HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR TODAY TO COME FOR 6 MONTHS NOW!! Yayayayayay!! Mikaela and I had a deal. She wanted 10th Anniversary Photos, but knew the timing could be interesting with their plans to grow their family. So we decided that we’d do the photos right around their anniversary, or when she got pregnant, […]

Payson AZ Anniversary Photos: Dallin & Mikaela

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Sara got to break in the New Year for me as my first session of 2022 for her Grad Photos. She just graduated from Palm Beach Atlantic University and it was so fun to talk about college, English majors, and Payson life together. We went to the Houston Mesa Rim (or the Mini Rim as […]

Sara’s Grad Photos